“Silence” Leaves the UAE Vulnerable to its Critics
FRANCIS MATTHEW: Lack of political inclusion, and the lack of regular statements, offers an opening to criticism of the country. But this should not ignore its liberal social agenda.
The Creep of Totalitarianism in the Face of Terrorism
ALEXANDER MCNABB: They were cuffed, searched, held in cells for hours, strip searched and interrogated. It made me wonder why we put up with it.
Personal View: Anger Mounts as Syria Death Toll Mounts
KHALEDTRON: The regime tells us these are Salafists, terrorists, infiltrators, agents of the West who wish our country harm, who wish to compromise Syria by destabilizing it from within.